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Stories with person: Jane Austen
  • 'Downton' author brings one of his favorite novelists to TV story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 9:11 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Respect is due Julian Fellowes, who as a prolific writer has conquered TV with Emmy-winning "Downton Abbey," film with "Gosford Park," which earned him an Oscar, and theater with "School of Rock - The Musical," a Tony Award nominee. So which author does he most admire?

  • Cannes a coming-out party for Amazon Studios 
    Updated: May-17-16 1:30 pm

    CANNES, France - The party, stocked with pretty people and schmoozing filmmakers, looked like any other at the Cannes Film Festival except for the neon lights on the wall that glowed "Amazon Studios."

  • Review: 'Love & Friendship' delights in language, scheming 
    Updated: May-09-16 2:39 pm

    It was the comedy, not the romance, in Jane Austen's work that drew writer-director Whit Stillman to her unfinished novella "Lady Susan."

  • New York home to idiosyncratic works from actor-playwrights 
    Updated: May-05-16 10:47 am

    NEW YORK - It's been an exciting season for theater in New York, with some solid revivals, thoughtful new plays and lively comedies. And then there's the show where a guy's ax gets stuck in an invisible tree.